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Rights & Responsibilities

Dr. Tariq Hospital

A Patient of Dr. Tariq Hospital has the following rights:

  • To know the mission statement of the Hospital and type of services that we provide.
  • To be treated with dignity and respect, consistent with professional standards for all patients regardless of manner of payment, race, sex, nationality, religion, culture, disability or any other factor.
  • To be treated to the highest professional standards.
  • To receive care that is considerate and respectful of the patientís personal values and beliefs.
  • To receive healthcare on the basis of clinical need and have assessment and management of pain if appropriate.
  • To receive full information on their condition, care, treatment and aftercare, in terms that are free from professional jargon and verbal translations in order that the patient can fully understand.
  • Upon request to receive a brief medical report as per the policies and procedures of Dr.Tariq Hospital (DTH).
  • To refuse medical advice/treatment and to be informed of any medical consequences and risks of refusing advice/treatment provided.
  • To privacy during examination, procedures, clinical care/treatment and to know who is in attendance and the purpose of those in attendance.
  • To informed consent for treatment, procedures and interventions, as per NHRA & MOH Consent Policy. 11)To receive information about any proposed treatment and to be told if there are any alternatives available inside or outside the hospital and to seek another opinion.
  • To have personal details and medical records kept fully confidential and protected from loss and misuse.
  • To receive relevant, current and understandable information concerning their drugs and treatment.
  • To decision making about the treatment options provided by the Hospital.
  • To discuss and request information related to their specific drug therapy, possible adverse side effects and drug interactions.
  • To appropriate protection and reasonable safety, particularly if they are children, disabled, elderly or vulnerable.
  • To be informed of all treatment options and related costs and expenses prior to making decisions.
  • To receive information on making comments, suggestions or complaints to the Hospital, using the suggestion forms & patient satisfaction surveys available in all departments of the Hospital.

A Patient of Dr. Tariq Hospital has the following responsibilities:

  • Present valid photo ID, at each visit to the hospital.
  • Follow the rules and regulations of the Hospital.
  • Follow the treatment plan as outlined by the healthcare professional.
  • Ask any questions if they are not clear about any aspect of the healthcare provided.
  • Consider the rights and responsibilities of other patients and healthcare professionals.
  • Show respect and courtesy to the staff.
  • Avoid using abusive language and/or display unsocial behavior to other patients, visitors and staff.
  • Show consideration for other patientís needs.
  • Request emergency services only for very urgent problems or when they are unable to use other health services.
  • Give accurate information about personal details and past medical history, including current treatments, medications, history of allergy or allergic reaction to any medication.
  • Safeguard any personal belongings brought inside the hospital during a visit/stay in the hospital.
  • Inform the medical staff if you have any special requirements for discharge and be prepared to go home/other facility once medically discharged from the Hospital.
  • Bear the consequences for your own actions if you decide not to follow the healthcare providerís instructions and/or treatment plan and recommendations.
  • Keep appointment timing (if applicable) and inform the Hospital in advance if you are unable to attend so that the appointment may be used for someone else in need.
  • Be accountable for the payment of the services provided by the Hospital.